Daily Archives: February 3, 2020

Food Security Early Warning System – Agromet Update, Issue 3: 2019/2020 Agricultural Season (01-02-2020)

Highlights October to December 2019 rainfall was the lowest in central parts of the region since 1981 Extended dryness in December and January resulted in permanent wilting of crops in southern Mozambique and Zimbabwe South Africa's main maize growing ...

High court dismisses former education minister’s conviction appeal

Former Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa was on Monday dealt a heavy legal blow when the High Court refused to allow her leave to appeal against her conviction in the Supreme Court.Hanse-Himarwa's urgent application to be

Police constable stationed in the Omaheke

A 29-year-old police constable stationed in the Omaheke Region was on Saturday night arrested at Okahandja for allegedly robbing a man of his money and shoes.Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator for the Otjozondjupa Region, Deputy Co...

Rundu court grants bail to three men arrested with nine elephant tusks

Three men, arrested for being in possession of nine elephant tusks at Shahani village in the Mukwe Constituency in the Kavango East Region on Friday were granted bail after making their first court appearance in the Rundu Magistrate court

Russian national’s rape and human trafficking trial begins Tuesday

The trial of a Russian national and a Walvis Bay resident who stand accused of allegedly raping five underage girls in Walvis Bay, is scheduled to begin in the High Court here tomorrow, Tuesday.The trial was initially on 07

Learner suspect in stabbing of teacher at Okahandja yet to be arrested

A 17-year-old learner suspected to have stabbed his teacher once with a knife at the Okahandja Senior Secondary School (SSS) in the Otjozondjupa Region last week Wednesday, is yet to be arrested.Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Otjozondjupa Regional ...

Police constable arrested for alleged robbery at Okahandja

A 29-year-old police constable stationed in the Omaheke Region was on Saturday night arrested at Okahandja for allegedly robbing a man of his money and shoes.Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Otjozondjupa Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Depu...

Mentally unstable woman allegedly raped at Grootfontein

A mentally unstable woman at Grootfontein was allegedly raped at her family residence in the Saamstaan informal settlement on Saturday night.The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Otjozondjupa Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commission...